Press Release: Over 700 women’s rights organizations and Feminists Demand End Of UN Women’s Partnership With Blackrock, Inc.

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Updated September 5th, 2022

The asset management firm has holdings in fossil fuels, military & civilian arms manufacturing

Over 700 women’s rights organizations, feminist activists and allies have signed an open letter urging UN Women to ‘immediately rescind and repudiate’ its partnership with the asset management firm BlackRock. 

Feminists Demand End Of UN Women’s Partnership With Blackrock, Inc.

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